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SEED House

Adrian, Michigan

Project Overview

The SEED House (Sustainable Energy Efficient Demonstration) project is a new single story, wood framed home that includes a combination of a full height walk-out basement, open crawl space, elevated deck and lower level patio. This project was managed and built by the Lenawee Intermediate School District (LISD) TECH Center Residential Construction class. Adrian Design Group provided the design development, working architectural drawings and ongoing project consultation.

Unique Factors

  • Students gained hands-on experience with understanding and installing the most current energy efficient materials.
  • It provided practical experience with affordable building systems that have applications for future new home construction and renovations.
  • It improved the quality of the neighborhood and provided the new owners with an exceptional residence.

Key Outcome

  • Over twenty students gained the experience saught for professional construction work post graduation.